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Penelope House is a non-profit organization serving victims of domestic violence and their children in Mobile, Washington, Choctaw, and Clarke Counties in Alabama. The shelter provides various services such as emergency, legal, counseling, housing, support, children’s services and community services.

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Emergency Services

Penelope House provides emergency services such as case management, confidential shelter location, crisis intervention services, danger/lethality assessment, domestic violence education, emergency local transportation, emergency shelter, mobile advocacy, safe home network, safety planning, food and clothing.

Community Services

Penelope House supports community services including domestic violence workshops and speaker’s bureau.

Counselling Services

Penelope House arranges counselling services like counseling for batterers, counseling for friends and family, non-resident counseling, peer support groups, shelter resident counseling and substance abuse counseling.

Housing Services

Penelope House caters housing services that involves alternative housing counseling, permanent family housing, permanent individual housing, relocation services, transitional family housing, transitional individual housing and transportation.

Support Services

Penelope House offers support services comprising goal planning assistance, Job search/placement, job skills training, onsite medical services, onsite mental health services, parenting skills training, spiritual services, health and wellness programs and resources and referrals.

Children Services

Penelope House favors children’s services taking in art/music therapy, child abuse services, child care during support groups, child development, educational programs, safety planning for children, school liaison, teen activity program, tutoring services and youth counseling.


Penelope House welcomes women, men, elderly, teens, individuals and families.

Work Hours

Monday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Tuesday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Wednesday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Thursday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Saturday, , CLOSED, Sunday, , CLOSED


Penelope House accepts deaf, developmentally disabled, disabled, immigrant, LGBTQ, military, rural and trans women/men.

Areas Served

Penelope House serves Clarke, Choctaw, Mobile and Washington counties.

Languages Spoken

English, Sign language Greek